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Royal Marines trial jet-pack for boarding ships [vid]

Royal Marines trial jet-pack for boarding ships [vid]

Royal Marines conducted “a very successful exercise” testing the capability of the Gravity Jet Suit to support Royal Marine boarding operations.
Defence NATO
New Russian interceptor against U.S. intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs)
Russia is challenging U.S. intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and intends to counter them in a fundamentally new way. U.S. military analysts presented this opinion.
Defence
Global Hawk Drones To Be Retired In Favor Of Secretive Penetrating Spy Aircraft
The U.S. Air Force is looking to get rid of all of its remaining Block 30 RQ-4 Global Hawk drones in the next year or two.
Defence Strategic Environment
First test flight of Skyborg’s “Computer Brain” flown on UTAP-22 Loyal Wingman Drone
While the familiar UTAP-22 was used for this early test, Boeing, General Atomics, and Kratos will soon begin supplying new drones for further testing.
Defence Weapon Systems
NATO Deputy Secretary General discusses NATO 2030 initiative at NATO Parliamentary Assembly
Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană outlined the opportunities of the NATO 2030 initiative in his address to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly on Monday (17 May 2021). Looking ahead to the NATO Summit, the Deputy Secretary General called it a pivotal moment for NATO, underscoring the need......
Defence NATO
Irregular versus conventional warfare: A dichotomous misconception
By Dr. Sandor Fabian* The 2018 US National Defense Strategy (NDS) signals a major shift for the US military from irregular warfare toward developing capabilities for conventional wars against near-peer and peer competitors. Recent events such as......
Defence NATO Weapon Systems United States Russia